October 9 (Saturday) 12:00pm. Parade route commences on Steinway Street and Astoria Boulevard, and Cav. Vincent Iannece Street, named in honor of the co-founder and motivating force in reinstating this parade. Sponsored by Federation of American Organizations of Queens, Inc. Assemble at Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th Street, Astoria, NY. Admission: fr...

The work I conducted had as its goal the construction of the processes that led to the evolution of some Italian American organizations from the late 1880s to the present. A preliminary study of the published bibliography was followed by a specific integrated study of the American territory. At the procedural level, every moment was seized, every n...

October 12 2020 Roma, Italy / The United States

Columbus Day will be observed this Monday, October 14, and Christopher Columbus, at the helm of the three ships that crossed the entire Atlantic Ocean in the 15th century, will be honored. Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Inc. (FIAO) is holding its 42nd Annual Queens Columbus Day Parade on Saturday, October 12 in Astoria and...

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens held its 41st annual Columbus Day Parade in Astoria last Saturday, marching from Kaufman-Astoria Studios to Columbus Triangle at Astoria Boulevard and 31st Street, at the foot of the statue of the Great Navigator. Scenes from the event, starting at the top left: Dignitaries and invited gues...

Five hundred and twenty-six years ago Christopher Columbus reached the shores of the New World and we celebrate the day he arrived, Columbus Day, this year on Monday, October 8. Right here in Queens we have our very own parade: the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens’ (FIAO) 41st Annual Queens Columbus Day Parade on Saturday, Oct...

The Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) of Queens hosted the 29th Annual 5K Run/Walk on July 23 at the FIAO Soccer Field at 20th Avenue and 33rd Street in Astoria. More than 250 participants ran or walked in the streets of Astoria, despite the heat and humidity. This event was partially funded by Sussex Bank, located on Astoria Boul...

Every July, hundreds of people flock to the Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens' (FIAO) annual 5k Run/Walk race in the hopes of not only competing against locals from the neighborhood, but also to help fight drug abuse.   Run by President and long distance runner Joe DiPietro, the July 20 race is about a 3.1 loop on 20th A...

di Riccardo Chioni La solitamente trafficata Steinway Street nel rione di Astoria ieri si è fermata per il passaggio della Columbus Day Parade guidata dal console generale Natalia Quintavalle con la fascia tricolore di grand marshal, a fianco di Joe Di Pietro, presidente della Federation of Italian American Organizations di Queens. Sotto un cielo...

The Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens hosted the 28th Annual 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, July 24. Over 200 participants ran or walked in the streets of Astoria, despite the heat. This event was partially funded by Sussex Bank, located on Astoria Boulevard.     The General Manager of Sussex Bank, Vito Gian...